Tourmaline, Albite (Var: Cleavelandite), Quartz
Stak Nala, Haramosh Mts., Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Miniature, 5.0 x 2.6 x 1.8 cm
A showy and excellent Pakistani specimen of a gemmy and lustrous, tri-colored, pencil tourmaline wrapped in pearlescent, bladed cleavelandite, and nicely accented by smaller tourmalines and a couple of quartz needles. The terminations of the tourmalines are indicolite blue, grading downward to green to black schorl. Classic and cute material from Stak Nala.